Let's hope that this blows up sooner than later. If it doesn't, other places will (naively, incorrectly) argue that it "can be done and works in Australia".

In the larger picture, this is yet another weakening of free speech. Without this bedrock principal other freedoms will tumble. People need to wake up before it is too late.

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